Hear BSO Brass Quintet at St Endellion Church on 30 March 2017

A brass quintet from the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra are playing in North Cornwall at St Endellion Church on 30 March 2017 as part of the Cornwall Carn to Cove scheme. They’ll present a range of music from Bach to A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square and will be joined by some young Cornish brass instrument […]

Padstow May Day is Obby Oss Day on 1 May 2017

Every year for decades Padstow has been packed on 1 May by up to 30,000 revellers keen to see the decorations, experience the Obby Oss, join the party and dance around the maypole. It’s not quite clear whether the celebration started as a welcome to Summer, a deterrent to French landings, a fertility symbol, a […]

New art for our Cornish holiday cottage, by artist Lee McCarthy

We’ve replaced a couple of pictures in our Cornish holiday cottage. This Lee McCarthy print is fascinating when you look up close. He calls it Costal Capers. Lee McCarthy, a virtually self taught artist, says of his work ‘You might find some of my paintings are quite quirky and naive…’. That’s true. At a glance […]